Continuing its effort to improve public land access for hunters, the USFWS has announced that it will open or expand hunting and fishing opportunities on 60,000 acres across 10 national wildlife refuges.
Officials stand their ground in saying Namibia’s black rhino hunting program goes far to ensure conservation of the species.
Thanks to the largest land conservation effort in American history, the United Sates Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) made the decision in September not to add the greater sage grouse to the endangered species list.
SCI to Hunters: If You Imported or Exported Wildlife Into or Out of the United States, Take Action Now
Safari Club International has issued a warning to hunters: If you've ever imported or exported wildlife into or out of the United States, you need to be on guard.
Federal excise taxes collected on the sale of rifles, shotguns, handguns, ammunition and archery gear have nearly tripled during the past decade, boosting federal funding for the nation’s wildlife and hunter-education programs to record levels even though many handgun, ammo and archery buyers don’t hunt.
Just one day before President Trump's inauguration, departing U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe—and the administration that appointed him—took one last shot at American hunters by issuing Director's Order No. 219, which directs the USFWS to expand the use of nontoxic ammunition and fishing tackle on USFWS lands, water and facilities—and for certain types of hunting and fishing regulated by the Service outside those areas—to the fullest extent by January 2022.
New Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, issued a pair Secretarial Orders during his first day on the job—both of which make his allegiance with American hunters very clear.